John Wall RUMORS & NEWS

  • John Wall doesn’t love his place on Sports Illustrated’s list of the top 100 NBA players

    Washington Post "Sports Illustrated is releasing a list of the Top 100 NBA Players of 2015, an exercise that, no matter the sport, generates debate and outrage from players and fans alike. You may remember that Redskins wideout Pierre Garcon wasn’t pleased with his place on the NFL Network’s list of the top 100..." September 17

  • Wall, Beal among Team USA's cuts

    ESPN.com "Team USA will on Tuesday formally announce the release of Washington Wizards guards John Wall and Bradley Beal and Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap from its FIBA World Cup roster, sources with knowledge of the moves say. USA Basketball has scheduled a Tuesday 2 p.m. ET teleconference so..." August 05

  • John Wall to attend Team USA camp

    ESPN.com "Washington Wizards guard John Wall has accepted USA Basketball's invitation to attend its training camp next week in Las Vegas, according to sources close to the situation. Sources told ESPN.com that USAB has wanted Wall in camp for weeks and merely wanted to make sure that the Wizards'..." July 25

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Wizards guard John Wall won't be included on USA Basketball roster Monday, but could be added for camp/World Cup later, source tells Yahoo.

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    Michael Lee @MrMichaelLee

    John Wall said he no longer needs the medicated contact lens for his right eye. Took it out before Game 4. "My eye is fine." #wizards

  • Scratched eyeball complicates John Wall's struggles

    CSN Washington "To add to John Wall's problems shooting the ball in this series with the Indiana Pacers, he now has an injury to his right eye. "I barely could see after I got hit in the eye," he said. "I got a cut on my eye so I had to put contacts in to get the medicine to cover the cut." It's not visible...." May 11

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    Michael Wallace @WallaceNBA_ESPN

    Wizards PG John Wall met twice with doctor since last night's game and is wearing medicated contact lense to treat cut on right eye.

  • John Wall wants Wizards to become Bullets again

    Pro Basketball Talk "In 1997, The Washington Bullets became the Washington Wizards (though not directly due to the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin, as many believe). Wizards, a corny nickname with no local significance, hasn’t really caught on among the city’s passionate basketball fans. But it won’t change back to..." March 20

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    Michael Lee @MrMichaelLee

    RT @NBAPR: John Wall fined $15,000 for directing inappropriate comments towards the officials following WAS's 98-85 loss to CHA on March 12

  • John Wall turned around Wizards’ season once teammates demanded he lead

    Pro Basketball Talk "If players were robots, the Washington Wizards’ contract extension for John Wall last summer would have made no sense. The Wizards gave Wall a maximum contract a year before they had to. Why not wait to see whether Wall stayed healthy this season or progressed as hoped? If all went well,..." March 12

  • John Wall happy to finally be winning with Washington Wizards

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Expectations have been sky high for John Wall since he entered the NBA as the No. 1 overall selection out of Kentucky in 2010. He put up 16.4 points and 8.3 assists per game as a rookie and had an almost identical season (16.3 PPG, 8.0 APG) the following season. He suffered a stress fracture..." February 15

  • John Wall's dunk contest plan will involve 'extra bodies'

    CBSSports.com "In talking about his dunk contest gameplan with NBA TV, John Wall wouldn't say anything, except to give away one hint. “There will be extra bodies involved.” Dead bodies? I hope they're not dead bodies. "Extra bodies" probably just means he's going to require a bit of assistance whether..." February 15

  • Cousins pleased about ex-teammate’s All-Star nod

    Sacramento Bee "DeMarcus Cousins isn’t happy about being left off the All-Star team, but he is pleased with one selection by coaches among Eastern Conference reserves. That would be Cousins’ friend and teammate at Kentucky, John Wall. Wall (Washington) and Cousins (Kings) were chosen first and fifth in the..." February 10

  • John Wall, Paul George among dunk contestants

    CBSSports.com "The contestants for the 2014 NBA Dunk Contest, along with the Skills Challenge and 3-Point Contest, are scheduled to be announced Thursday, but of course reports are already leaking out about who's going to participate. Damian Lillard was reported on last night, you can find more on that here...." February 06

  • Sore heel could force Wall to pass on dunk contest

    CSN Washington "When John Wall was named an All-Star for the first time last week, he told CSN Washington that he was considering invitations from the NBA to participate in the dunk contest and skills competition. He'll make up his mind Monday, but it appears he's learning towards the latter because of injury..." February 03

  • Team USA extends an invite to Beal, but not Wall, who vows to use it as motivation

    Washington Post "At the same time Bradley Beal earned what he called “my number one accomplishment,” John Wall received what he believes is the latest slight for a former No. 1 overall pick who is likely to earn his first all-star appearance this week. In an awkward moment for the Washington Wizards last week,..." January 27

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    Michael Lee @MrMichaelLee

    John Wall has gone to the locker room with something. #wizards

  • John Wall scores 29 points to lead Washington to 106-99 victory

    Washington Post "Late in the fourth quarter of the Washington Wizards’ 106-99 victory over the Detroit Pistons, a fan behind the Wizards’ bench shouted, “Let Wall shoot. He can’t shoot it.” John Wall walked away, wiping the sweat from his nose and acting as if he didn’t hear the man. He then turned around and..." December 31

  • John Wall is making his presence felt at the defensive end of the floor

    Washington Post "John Wall let Boston Celtics guard Jordan Crawford sneak past him, then waited for him to go up for a short jumper and volleyball-spiked it toward the Washington Wizards’ bench. The block should have been the signature moment of a stellar, deflating defensive effort at TD Garden, but the ball..." December 23

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    NBA @NBA

    Just Announced: @John_Wall (24.3ppg 8.5apg) of @WashWizards & @aldridge_12 (22.5ppg 10.5rpg) of @TrailBlazers named NBA Players of the Week.

  • Wall, Aldridge nab weekly top player honors

    NBA.com "The Washington Wizards' John Wall and the Portland Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge today were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Nov. 18, through Sunday, Nov. 24. Wall led the Wizards to a 3-1 week with averages of 24.3 points..." November 25

  • Wall leads Washington to first win of the season, 116-102 over 76ers

    Washington Post "It took three games of half-hearted defense, two games without Nene, and one hefty fine for their coach before the Washington Wizards figured that it was time to finally win a game. In a place where John Wall had never won in his first three seasons, the Wizards put together a complete game,..." November 07

  • Wall will try to play through lower back spasms

    CSN Washington "While Nene is again a game-time decision, John Wall didn't hesitate in declaring that he was in for Sunday's game despite lower back spasms. "I got treatment last night when I got in. Got a massage. I'll get another massage today. Yeah, I'm ready to go," Wall said after shootaround Sunday..." November 03

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    Michael Lee @MrMichaelLee

    John Wall (back) did not practice. Nene (calf) was limited to running on treadmill. Randy Wittman said both are "game time" vs MIA #wizards

  • Back spasms could become serious issue for Wall

    CSN Washington "That the Wizards lost their second game in a row to open the season is bad enough. And the news got worse Friday night. John Wall, who led his team with 26 points on 10-for-19 shooting, six assists and three steals in a 109-102 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers, could barely stand because of his..." November 02

  • Wizards' John Wall receives flop warning

    CBSSports.com "With all the new points of emphasis across the league, flopping has kind of been overlooked. But the league is still watching. And John Wall is the first offender of the 2013-14 season. The NBA announced Thursday Wall has been warned for flopping for a violation against the Pistons in their..." November 01

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  • Wizards’ John Wall disappointed with preseason performance

    Washington Post "If John Wall is going to have a season in which he propels the franchise to the postseason and rises to all-star status, the lift-off will have to begin with the season opener on Oct. 30 against the Detroit Pistons. Wall’s uneven play during the preseason left much to be desired. Standing in a..." October 26

  • John Wall will have 'playoffs' scribbled on his shoes this season

    CBSSports.com "As a No. 1 pick in any NBA Draft your goal is pretty simple: take your team to the playoffs and make them a contender. That's not an easy task to accomplish either. You're typically joining a pretty abhorrent team and being able to bring a bad team from bad to good can be outside of your control..." October 15

  • Wizards’ Eric Maynor hopes to be steady complement to John Wall

    Washington Post "Eric Maynor may have signed with the Washington Wizards in July but he’s hardly a newcomer. His familiarity with the organization goes back to when he starred at Virginia Commonwealth in Richmond where the Wizards held training camp before moving the sessions to George Mason University three years..." October 05

  • John Wall says Wizards need to win for him to become an All-Star

    Pro Basketball Talk "John Wall received a max contract extension from the Wizards this summer that will see him earn $80 million over the next five years. Now that he’s being paid like an All-Star it’s time for him to go out and actually perform well enough to deserve the honor. Wall was limited to just 49 games..." September 29

  • Wizards’ John Wall feeling no pressure, ready to lead

    Washington Post "John Wall and Martell Webster were soaking in a cold tub literally chilling after a voluntary workout at Verizon Center recently when Webster said he glanced over at Wall and asked “Do you feel any pressure?” Wall has dealt with nothing but pressure since the Washington Wizards drafted him No...." September 28

  • Wizards’ John Wall buys Potomac mansion for $4.9 million

    Washington Post "In July John Wall signed an $80 million five-year deal with the Washington Wizards. His next step? Buying a Potomac mansion for $4.9 million. The NBA point guard who turns 23 on Friday traded his downtown apartment for a house big enough for family friends and the occasional blowout pool party...." September 05

  • John Wall makes it rain at D.C. nightclub

    Sporting News "John Wall is a rich man. In early August the Washington Wizards signed the former No. 1 overall pick to a 5-year $80-million contract extension and it appears the young millionaire is sharing his wealth. Over the weekend Wall was seen "making it rain" at Stadium nightclub in Washington..." August 26

  • Wall still intent on training with Gary Payton

    CSN Washington "LeBron James extended his shooting range to the three-point line and became a better mid-range shooter. He even developed a more reliable post-up game. Consequently he became unguardable and the Miami Heat have won the last two NBA championships. No one is expecting that transformation to..." August 05

  • Wizards paid Wall before 'big market' teams could

    CSN Washington "The Wizards' plan all along involved locking up John Wall for the long haul. Outside factors contributed to them doing so now. The organization could have waited until next summer to ink their point guard to a maximum contract extension. Wall would be a restricted free agent meaning the Wizards..." August 03

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    David Aldridge @daldridgetnt

    Wizards "almost there" on max extension for John Wall per source.

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    Michael Lee @MrMichaelLee

    Source: John Wall has officially signed a maximum contract extension worth approximately $80 million over 5 years #wizards

  • John Wall signs five-year deal with Wizards worth 80 Million

    Washington Post "John Wall the foundation of the Washington Wizards’ rebuilding efforts for the past three years has signed a five-year contract extension worth approximately $80 million according to a league source with knowledge of the situation. The deal will kick in at the start of the 2014-15 season and keep..." July 31

  • Wizards’ John Wall confident, ‘ready for anything’ with max contract in sight

    Washington Post "John Wall placed a star-spangled baseball cap on his head clutched his Team USA backpack and quietly walked through a tunnel at Thomas & Mack Center and into the Las Vegas sunset. His second USA Basketball audition had just ended and Wall was headed to Los Angeles where he had scheduled a..." July 29

  • Wizards’ John Wall confident, ‘ready for anything’ with max contract in sight

    Washington Post "John Wall placed a star-spangled baseball cap on his head clutched his Team USA backpack and quietly walked through a tunnel at Thomas & Mack Center and into the Las Vegas sunset. His second USA Basketball audition had just ended and Wall was headed to Los Angeles where he had scheduled a..." July 27

  • Wizards, John Wall close on 5-year, $80M extension

    Washington Post "The Wizards and John Wall are closing in on a deal that will keep him in Washington through at least 2019. Wall and the Wizards are near an agreement on a maximum contract extension worth roughly $80 million over the next five years according to multiple published reports. The Wizards began..." July 25

  • John Wall: Contract talks with Wizards to pick up after USA camp

    SI.com "Everything in due time: first the global tour then the national-team tryout and then the contract negotiations. Things are happening fast for Wizards point guard John Wall this summer which really is no surprise given that the No. 1 pick in the 2010 draft has been synonymous with speed since..." July 24

  • Wizards Begin Contract Negotiations With John Wall

    CSN Washington "The Wizards have begun talking with John Wall’s agent, Dan Fegan, regarding an extension before the regular season, CSN Washington has learned. Wall, the No. 1 overall pick in 2010, is eligible for up to a four-year, max contract with the Wizards in addition to the final year remaining on his..." July 20

  • Washington Wizards’ John Wall: ‘I need to be in the playoffs’

    Washington Post "An hour before the Washington Wizards’ summer league team played the Golden State Warriors on Saturday at Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas, John Wall and Bradley Beal were on one of side of the main court at the nearby Thomas & Mack Center, building up a lather and working on their jump shots and..." July 16

  • Wizards await negotiatiations with Wall

    CSN Washington "The Wizards have taken care of most of their objectives this off-season, but the elephant in the room is John Wall’s inevitable extension. President Ernie Grunfeld still hasn't begun discussing the matter with Wall’s agent, Dan Fegan, who currently is engaged in contract talks for other..." July 06

  • Washington Wizards should think about John Wall’s ink before signing him to a max deal

    Washington Post "Wizards point guard John Wall hasn’t proven himself on the basketball court. And apparently, Wall still is a bit of a mystery off of it, too. Posing shirtless recently for an Instagram photo, Wall revealed several tattoos. Wall’s interest in body art is surprising, considering he previously..." June 25

  • John Wall wants to be an NBA fashion icon

    Washington Post "Lifestyle website Refinery29 put together a D.C. “30 under 30″ list, and included John Wall. According to the site’s description, the list was designed to “pay tribute to the Washingtonians who make our city — maybe even our world — a better place (and by “better,” we also mean cooler, tastier,..." June 24

  • Wall, Beal accept USA Basketball invites

    CSN Washington "The Wizards’ backcourt of John Wall and Bradley Beal will be among about 24 players who’ll compete at USA Basketball’s offeseason mini-camp in Las Vegas. Wall confirmed via text message to CSN Washington on Thursday night that he received and accepted the invitation. Beal, who has yet to..." May 24

  • Wall sounds willing to accept less to help roster

    CSN Washington "Among the pressing issues going into the off-season with John Wall won’t be just about his health or his ability to build on his third year with the Wizards. It’ll be center around whether or not he deserves, and ultimately receives, a max contract. The Wizards (29-53) can extend him up to five..." April 23

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